HOME care packages have changed. From 27 February 2017, funding for your in home care now stays with consumers, giving you control over how your care is delivered and who provides it.
The Home Care Packages Program provides a wide range of services for people with more complex needs within a ‘package’ of funds that are allocated to you, depending on your needs. There are four levels of package available, ranging from level 1 for basic care needs, up to level 4 for the highest care needs.
Home Care Package funds are allocated to the older person to design what supports they want provided by their package within the budget available to them (under a consumer directed care model). The key changes will include:
To find out more, or to enquire about the services Catholic Healthcare can provide, call 1300 319 011.